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FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
point. >> bret: will it be another game-changeer, battle in the bluegrass state? the one and only vice presidential debate on the stage behind me three hours away. live from danville, kentucky, this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. we're live tonight at norton center for the arts at center college in danville, kentucky. three hours from now, we will witness the only vice presidential debate of the campaign season. trainers say styles make fights. tonight's verbal battle could not offer more of a contrast. youthful paul ryan, self-described numbers whiz, versus the veteran, joe biden, a washington insider with a reputation for unpredictability. we have fox chief coverage. carl cameron inside the spin room with a campaign update. we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry outside the hall. with a look at what each man needs to accomplish tonight. good evening. >> good evening, bret. a lot of pressure on the vice president to come up big tonight after the first debate to stop what republicans are calling mittmentum. a win tonight bypaul ryan
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
down? >> greg: i'm going to break it down. ♪ ♪ captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. this is "special report." live from the daniel l. richie center on the campus of the university of denver, where in just about three hours president obama and romney will walk out on this stage behind me in the first of three debates in the next 20 days. tonight's session will be divided in to six 15-minute segments. allotted to topics related to the economy, healthcare and government. tens of millions of americans will be watching. according to the polls, most have already made up their minds. one recent poll says 7% of likely voters are still undecided. they will be the primary targets tonight. as the neigh watches. chief white house correspondent ed henry begins our coverage. >> in the run township the clash that will help decide whether he gets another four years, president obama stayed mum. leaving the heavy lifting yet again today to former president bill clinton in new hampshire, who made the case this is a choice about the next four years. >> the
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT
>> bret: historic hurricane sandy bears down on the atlantic coast. will it wreak havoc on the presidential campaigns? this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. we're a dozen years in the millennium, but what could be the storm of the century on the atlantic coast is expected to make landfall any moment now. closing in on the most populated part of the u.s. states of emergency declared in eight states and here in the district of columbia. limited state of emergency in three other states. that covers a quarter of the national population. about 80 million people. all of this comes as election day closes in for one of the most bitter an competitive presidential races ever. we will have complete coverages of -- coverage of both stories and how they intersect. first, hurricane sandy. we have team fox coverage. meteorologist janice dean will tell us where the storm is heading. as far as where it is right now, we have reporters on the ground throughout the region. jonathan shunt in long island. on long island new york. doug mckelway is in delaware. we be
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
tomorrow. >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. this is "special report." we have update on the big stories we've been following all day here on fox news channel. first, in a little more than 48 hours, the first presidential debate of 2012 will get underway. just down the road in denver. why are we here? about seven miles southeast in inglewood? folks here recognizing breast cancer awareness month with the pink fountain behind me in city center. part of our continuing series, taking the show on the road, to swing counties around the country. arapahoe is the third largest of 64 counties in colorado. accounts for one-tenth of the state total electorate. this election, it's one of the key areas along with neighboring jefferson county in crucial battleground state. that went to barack obama by nine points in 2008. george w. bush by 4-1/2 points in 2004. we have been touring several of the 12 battleground states. as we count down to election day. we have identified more than 30 key swing counties inside those states. based on voting patterns, key issues and demographics. they're marked i
FOX News
Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
it down. >> bret: welcome to the campus of lynn university in boca raton, florida. this is final debate. in the run up for the presidential election. the men will be seated on the stage behind me, three hours from now. good evening. i'm bret baier. this is "special report." tonight's topic, foreign policy. in a race that is as tight as it can get. the newest daily tracking poll has romney up 51-45 over president obama. a bigger spread than the real clear politic average of recent national polls that has romney up less than one point. president obama prepped for this in camp david before heading to florida. and romney stayed in florida, near the boca raton site. vice president biden campaigned in the crucial swing state of ohio, making two stops. starting in kansas. the latest two polls ther pollse from suffolk have the race tied at 47-47. 49-48. >> it is great to be back in colorado, god's country. >> bret: paul ryan campaigned in colorado. western part of the state in pueblo and durango. the latest poll there from rasmussen has the romney ryan ticket up 50-46. tuesday romney and
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. the air is dirty in new york. that was mine. love being with us. see you tomorrow. ♪ >> bret: no debate about it. less than one month to go and mitt romney is making up some serious ground against the president. this is "special report." >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. we are 29 days away from the presidential election. one major poll says the two candidates are dead even. another has mitt romney up by four. pew research has the governor with a 49 to 45 advantage over the president. among likely voters. romney trailed by eight points earlier in month in that poll. we look at the poll numbers and all the important electoral college count in just a few moments. but first, governor romney says the president's global vision puts american national security at risk. chief political correspondent carl cameron has specifics. >> at the virginia military institute in measured tone, mitt romney wants his toughest critique yet of obama foreign policy. >> america security and cause of freedom cannot afford four more years like the last four years. >> romney said hope is not a strategy.
FOX News
Oct 20, 2012 1:00am EDT
monday till election day. bret bai greta. see you monday night. >> bret: the death of an ambassador as arab spring threatens to tur to autumn of discontent. >> we have seen rage and violence over awful internet video. >> did the administration have any heads up? >> matter under investigation. >> they panicked. >> can you speak with us briefly about the attack in benghazi? >> we are in a stronger position today. than we were four years ago. >> did the obama administration have problem calling the threat by its name? >> suggestion that anybody in my team would play politics to mislead is offensive. >> could you protect ambassador stevens? >> announcer: "special report investigates: death & deceit in benghazi." from washington, d.c., here is bret baier. >> bret: it looked like this election was all about the economy. but that changed when terrorist murdered four americans at the united states consulate in benghazi, libya, on the anniversary of 9/11. americans had questions. who did this? how? should our government have seen it coming? did president obama try to hide the truth? is this
FOX News
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
are you dumping on the show just because obama was voting. >> bret: romney erases the gender gap with women while obama plays the abortion card to gain some of the points back. just # 2 days until america -- 12 days until america votes. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. down to an even dozen days until america heads to the polls. if you live in a handful of key states one of the two men on the presidential ticket has probably either visited or will visit an arena, stadium, gymnasium or airport near you. president obama is taking the shotgun approach, hitting several states. during a to-day marathon. today, romney is laserring in on perhaps the biggest electoral prize of all. chief political correspondent carl cameron begins our coverage from ohio. >> using a cincinnati machine shop as backdrop to ohio to promote job creation, mitt romney blasted the president for failing to offer an economic comeback strategy. >> the obama campaign doesn't have a plan. the obama campaign is slipping because he is talking about smaller and smaller things. des
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
hitting the east coast. >> greg: weather monster! weather monster! >> bret: breaking news. shocking news on libya. americans under attack by terrorists pleading for help and told repeatedly request denied. this is "special report." >> good evening. i'm bret baier. the unfolding scandal with murder of ambassador and three other terrorists went to another day. fox news how grave the situation was on the ground. how brave the c.i.a. operators were and how the father of one hero is lashing out at the obama administration. national security correspondent jennifer griffin broke the story this morning and begins our coverage tonight. >> reporter: sources on the ground in benghazi tell fox news urgent request from the c.i.a. annex for military backup during the attack on the consulate and annex was denied by their c.i.a. chain of command. twice, members of the c.i.a. element at the annex one mile from the consulate that included former seal tyrone woods were told to "stand down" when they requested permission, starting at president approximately 9:40 p.. an hour after the attack began on th
FOX News
Oct 16, 2012 3:00pm PDT
you for watching. see you tomorrow. >> bret: welcome to hempstead, new york, campus of hofstra university. the site of the second presidential debate. 70 million people watched the first one. more than 50 million watched the vice presidential debate. in less than three hours america will be watching again. this is a town hall debate, uncommitted voters surrounding the two candidates will ask questions submitted earlier and selected by the moderator. good evening. i'm bret baier. this is "special report." new polls out show a shifting race. we will report on expectations and hear from both campaigns and get the news from the campaign trail. first a question of responsibility. secretary of state hillary clinton says the buck stops with her when it comes to the lack of security in benghazi libya. the terrorist attack that killed the first u.s. ambassador created a political firestorm for this white house. chief white house correspondent ed henry has the lead story tonight. >> president obama did a final one-hour prep section and laughed about his wife casting absentee ballot. joki
FOX News
Oct 24, 2012 3:00pm PDT
tomorrow. if you dare. >> bret: breaking news on the libya scandal. we now know the white house had information on the benghazi attack, that it was terrorism. almost real-time. and now more questions surfaced. as new evidence is revealed. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier with 13 days to go before america votes e-mails obtained by fox news show america's top leaders were aware that terrorists were taking credit for attacking the u.s. mission in libya. the very day it happened. while the white house is now saying there was still confusion, there are new questions about what could have been done in those early hours. as the attack was stillgoing. fox team coverage tonight. national security correspondent jennifer griffin looks at the trail of information and the response or lack of it. but we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry on those e-mails. the explanations. and the election. good evening, ed. >> good evening, bret. the white house wanted to focus to be on the president marathon get out the vote, push. but the new e-mails are
FOX News
Oct 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
investigates: death & deceit in benghazi." from washington, d.c., here is bret baier. >> bret: it looked like this election was all about the economy. but that changed when terrorist murdered four americans at the united states consulate in benghazi, libya, on the anniversary of 9/11. americans had questions. who did this? how? should our government have seen it coming? did president obama try to hide the truth? is this a huge scand that exposes a failed obama foreign policy? or is mitt romney just saying it is? tonight, we'll try to give you answers. we'll walk you step by step through the terror that unfolded that day. we'll break down the political maneuvering that followed. but we begin with a series of frightening developments and troubling decisions leading up to the horrific night in benghazi. it's a story you haven't heard. told by a man who tried to prevent what happened. on september 11, 2012. >> did you a close relationship with ambassador stevens? >> i lived and worked with him. >> bret: no one understands more than lieutenant colonel andrew wood. of the full extent of the fi
FOX News
Oct 21, 2012 3:48pm EDT
>>. >> bret: benghazi terror attack, the white house responds, the november election, democrats coo accuse republicans of gotcha politics. they say it cuts to the hat of election. this much is true, it's an issue that is not going away soon. >> by october the republican presidential nominee mitt romney is regularly hitting president obama hard on libya. >> the attack on our consulate can't be blamed on a video insulting islam. despite the administration's attempts to convince of that. >> but they insist the only reason it's a political issue at all is because romney and ryan are making it one. october 11th, right before the vice presidential debate, i asked her if she really meant that. >> what are you suggesting. are you suggesting we are playing politics with this? you have been -- >> this has become the political topic. four people are dead. >> absolutely. this administration. let me get my sentence out. this administration has treated this entire tragedy with the utmost seriousness. at the same time we're doing that, we have two people campaigning around the country accusing us
FOX News
Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
"special report." ♪ ♪ >> good evening. i'm bret baier. search for answers regarding the terror attack in libya taking twists and turns today. the president is pushing back hard on the perception of any confusion in aftermath. james rose season following this today. good evening. >> short while ago, president obama taped the episode of "daily show" in new york. from the show's host, libbial comedian jon stewart the president fielded a number of questions about benghazi, including some about the apparent confusion of the administration over whether it was a terrorist attack. we weren't confused about the fact that four americans were killed. it wasn't confused about the fact we needed to ramp up diplomatic security around the world after it happened. i wasn't confused about the fact we had to investigate exactly what happened so it gets fixed. i wasn't confused, the president will add, about the fact we were going to hunt down whoever did it and bring it to justice. another point in interview, the president made a claim this seems untrue on the face. and will likely attract additional scru
FOX News
Oct 18, 2012 3:00pm PDT
house lawmakers, bret, who have been reviewing classified documents in this case. >> bret: we'll follow all of that. thank you. please join me for a special look at the libya terror attack friday night. a one-hour presentation, "special report" investigates death and deceit in benghazi. it can be seen tomorrow at 10:00 p.m. eastern. so set the dvr. the clock many in washington hear ticking louder every day is countdown to the end of the year and what is the fiscal cliff. it's fast approaching. chief white house correspondent ed henry reports tonight on the latest salvos in this big game of political chicken. >> a fresh threat from the white house that president obama will veto any bill delaying the so-called fiscal cliff. unless republicans agree to raise taxes on the rich. central piece of his case against romney. >> he is wrong. i'm not going to ask middle class families to give up your deductions on a home mortgage. or your deductions for raising a kid. just to pay for another millionaire's tax cuts. >> republican speaker john boehner fired back today the president has failed
FOX News
Oct 23, 2012 3:00pm PDT
show. >> eric: thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. >> bret: two weeks and counting. the debates are over. now the challenger is charging. the president is rebooting. and the market is tanking. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ good evening. i'm bret baier. 14 precious campaigning days left, president obama bowing to pressure from republicans and some democrats to define his second term agenda. how much is he defining? mitt romney emerged from the debates in better shape than he was at the start. wall street is hit by bad earnings reports. renewable fears of economic slowdown. the dow today plunged 243 points. its worst single day showing since midjune. the s&p 500 dropped 21. nasdaq fell 26-1/2. back to politics. the national race is perceived as dead even. the electoral contest has come down to handful of states. fox team coverage. chief white house correspondent ed henry tells us about the president's last minute reboot. we go first to chief political correspondent carl cameron with where the challenger is and where he goes from here. good evening, carl. >> hi, bret. romney he
FOX News
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
washington, d.c., here is bret baier. >> it looked like this election was all about the economy, but that changed when terrorists murdered four americans at the united states consulate in benghazi on the anniversary of 9/11. americans had questions. who did this and how? should our government have seen it coming? did president obama tried to hide the truth? is this a huge scandal that exposes a failed obama foreign policy? is mitt romney just saying it is. tonight we'll try to give you answers. we'll walk you step by step through the terror of that day and break down the political maneuvering that has followed. we begin with a series of frightening developments and troubling decisions leading up to that horrific night. it's a story you haven't heard. it's told by a man who tried to prevent what happened on september 11th, 2012. >> did you have a close relationship with the ambassador? >> i lived and worked with him for two months when he came on to the time i left, yeah. >> bret: no one understands more the full extent the fiasco that killed stevens. he worked with him for six months befo
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
love you so much here. see you here op monday, everybody. have a great weekend. ♪ >> bret: did president obama know libyan diplomats were begging for more security before last month's deadly attack? the vice president says no. today, the confusion, and the white house spin. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. obama administration is scrambling to deal with a statement by vice president biden in last night's debate neither he nor the president were aware american diplomats in libya requested better security. prior to that september 11 terror attack. chief white house correspondent ed henry tried to get to the bottom of it today at the white house. leer is how it went. >> -- here is how it went. >> as he tried to clarify for biden today, white house spokesman jay carney seemed to insulate the two out the top. >> obviously, he was referring to, he wasn't talking about the administration at large. he was speaking about himself and the president and white house. >> it seemed like a gaffe for biden in the debate with republican paul ryan coming on
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
>> bret: it's been more than six weeks since terrorists murdered our ambassador and three other americans. it was 9/11, 2012. some of the most important questions still linger unanswered. who can this and why? could the attack have been prevented or repelled after it began. what did the white house know and when? fox news has been on this story from the very beginning. this hour, details you haven't heard. at we enter the final stretch of the race for the white house, which side is closer to the truth? those that argue the terrible tragedy was largely unfor seeable and the president should not be blamed? or those who say we're seeing president obama's foreign policy unraveling right on our tv screens? >> it was supposed to be one of triumphs of president obama's foreign policy. a libya without moammar khadafy. he had been one of the worst sponsors of terrorism. families of 189 americans murdered on pan am flight 183 knew that well. after the 2003 invasion of iraq he ended his secret nuclear program. >> i for one didn't buy it. i was deeply suspicious that moammar khadafy may be
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
it down. ♪ >> bret: monster storm sandy leaves 40 dead. millions without power. or transportation. the two presidential campaigns in limbo. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. this time, the hype was justified. what was billed as the biggest storm to ever hit the atlantic coast delivered a crippling blow to the northeast. the entire region nearly half the states in the country were affected in some way. new jersey governor chris christie called it "de stating."devastating." beyond anything he thought he'd see. this is as the presidential campaign begin the final week. rick leventhal is on point pleasant beach. good evening, rick. >> reporter: this storm left 8.2 million homes in the dark tonight. including more than 2 million in new jersey and this entire community of point pleasant beach. the destruction here, up and down the new jersey coastline is de stating. the recovery is only just beginning. >> the level of devastation at the jersey shore is unthinkable. >> new jersey's normally unflappable governor chris christie stunned by the devastat
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 3:00pm PDT
closed captioning services, inc >> bret: new fox polls, six days from the finish line as the candidates walk a fine line. in the aftermath of the devastating storm. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. it's all tied up. the razor thin lead governor romney had coming out of the first debate has vanished. his final campaign stop and ad spending point to an expanding map, though. chief political correspondent carl cameron leads off our coverage tonight. from florida. >> in florida, romney return full blown campaigning after hurricane sandy. >> make sure that you go vote early. if you have a dollar extra, send it to the red cross for our friends in harm's way. i love you and i appreciate it. together we'll win. >> the latest fox polls nationally show dead even tie at 46% each. romney lead with independents is at 7 points down from 12 at the beginning of the month. with little hope of images to rival the president touring the disaster zone with chris christie today, romney introduced by the popular former governor jeb bush and marco rubio and re
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm PDT
done. >> bret: survey says, round one goes to romney. how both sides say he won the debate. how the president lost and where we go from here. this is "special report". good evening. i'm bret baier. mitt romney is hoping to take the ball and run with it after what was by most accounts a winning performance in the first of three debates with president obama. governor romney running mate, paul ryan, will be at a rally in virginia in a few minutes. the candidates are spreading out to some of the most hotly contested battle grounds after romney's gather not guilty virginia, he will move on to florida tomorrow. president obama had an event in denver, then in wisconsin today and goes on to virginia and ohio friday. we have fox team coverage tonight. jim angle has a fact check on last night's most heated issue, tax policy. ed henry has the obama campaign reaction. and we begin with carl cameron on the first debate. good evening, carl. >> hi, brett. the romney campaign could hardly be more excited about what happened last night. in fact, since the debate ended, they say they've been getting
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. dais is it for us -- >> dana: that is it for us. thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. >> bret: good evening, i'm bret baier. this is "special report." we're coming to you tonight from the university of denver, daniel l. richie center. site of wednesday's presidential debate. more on that in a bit. but we begin with potential trouble for the obama administration. word tonight that the white house had more warning we thought about the violence that resulted in death of four americans at the u.s. mission in libya last month, including the killing of the first u.s. ambassador since 1979. lawmakers say those in benghazi begged for security increases but were refused. here is catherine herridge. >> how secure was the consulate in benghazi before the assault on 9/11? republicans in a letter to secretary of state hillary clinton ad 12 incidents that show security was unstable, unraveling and pleas for help were rejected. the u.s. mission in libya made repeated requests for increased security in benghazi. the mission in libya, however, was denied the resources by officials in washingto
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
disturbing. >> eric: see all of you tomorrow. ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. this is a fox news alert. what started as a slow trickle in polls, heading romney's way turned in to quite something else tonight. while it's not a full gusher of strong poll numbers yet for the republican nominee. things are moving his direction. across the country. mitt romney now has take an two-point lead over the president in the latest gallup poll of likely voters. 49% to 47%. for the first time since last october, romney leads in the real clear politic average of polls, the national average. the numbers 48 to 47.3. we have fox team coverage of the race for the presidency. chief white house correspondent ed henry is traveling with the president in columbus, ohio. chief political correspondent carl cameron is with the romney campaign. across the way in cuyahoga falls. >> reporter: mr. romney stormed in the buckeye state. for the first time since the democratic convention in early september, he is either tied, in some cases now leading in the polls. surging in both national and battle ground state p
FOX News
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
#:00 eastern this sunday. >> bret: new documents from state department reveal how concerned the ambassador to libya was about the security and washington kept ignoring him. up until his murder. this is "special report." >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. hours before the murder, chrissteins wrote a cable to his bosses at the state department, reiterating months of previous cables that security in benghazi and libya in general spiraling out of control. from several of more than 150 pages of official state department documents released today. as part of an expansive house investigation. james rosen has the latest. good evening. >> good evening. although the documents were written in the usual bureaucratic style of diplomats and security officers they take on the added poignancy. impact on read they're ranges from saddening to chilling. >> on the day he died, september 11, u.s. ambassador to libya, chrissteins signed a three-page cable labeled "sensitive" where he alerted the state department and other agencies to deal with growing problems in security in benghazi. lamenting th
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT
watching. we'll see you tomorrow. >> bret: congress calls members of the obama administration on to the capitol hill carpet in the emerging scandal over the libya terror attack. this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. 27 days from a rapidly evolving presidential election. governor romney is now ahead of president obama in just released fox news polls this hour. 46 to 45%. he also has a one percentage point lead, one-point lead advantage over the president in favorability opinion. 52 to 51. shift of four points. top story tonight is the growing fall-out from last month's terror attack in libya. the obama administration conflicting statements about it. that tells you how serious this has become. fox team coverage. ed henry looks at the latest episode of obama administration damage control. but we begin with chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge on what went down today just behind me on capitol hill. good evening. >> thank you, bret. lawmakers question today whether the president political agenda throw security decisions on the ground in libya and assertions b
FOX News
Oct 15, 2012 3:00pm PDT
munchausen syndrome by political proxy. >> end of show. >> see you tomorrow. spac>> good evening. i'm bret baier. welcome to special report. we're live tonight. the clock will start striking 6 here in ports mouth, new hampshire in just a moment. we have been touring several of the 12 battleground states as we count down. there it goes. to election day. 22 days from today. we've identified more than 30 key swing counties inside those states. they're all marked in yellow on this map. one of those is this one. rockingham county in new hampshire. the first ballots in the first in the nation new hampshire primary were cast in dicksville notch just after midnight 280 days ago. hard to believe. now in the remaining three weeks of this campaign, new hampshire's four electoral votes could conceivably be the difference between victory and defeat. more on that shortly. first, the headlines. president obama and mitt romney are both off the campaign trail today getting ready for tuesday's second debate. it will be a town hall format. the president is promising to be more aggressive this time out. one o
FOX News
Oct 21, 2012 3:00pm EDT
washington, d.c., here is bret baier. >> it looked like this election was all about the economy, but that changed when terrorists murdered four americans at the united states consulate in benghazi on the anniversary of 9/11. americans had questions. who did this and how? should our government have seen it coming? did president obama tried to hide the truth? is this a huge scandal that exposes a failed obama foreign policy? is mitt romney just saying it is. tonight we'll try to give you answers. we'll walk you step by step through the terror of that day and break down the political maneuvering that has followed. we begin with a series of frightening developments and troubling decisions leading up to that horrific night. it's a story you haven't heard. it's told by a man who tried to prevent what happened on september 11th, 2012. >> did you have a close relationship with the ambassador? >> i lived and worked with him for two months when he came on to the time i left, yeah. >> bret: no one understands more the full extent the fiasco that killed stevens. he worked with him for six months befo
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